SACRAMENTO, CA - A Sacramento woman who claimed carjackers shot and killed her husband has been arrested for the crime, say Sacramento police.
Sgt. Andrew Pettit said Shajia Ayobi, 45, was booked into custody on suspicion of shooting her husband, Ghulam Ayobi, on eastbound Interstate 80 at Norwood Avenue on Dec. 18.
Shajia Ayobi told police she and her husband were carjacked in their van after leaving a friend's home in Natomas. She claimed the carjackers made them drive on I-80 before they shot him in the chest. Ghulam Ayobi later died at the hospital.
Almost a month later, police interviewed Shajia Ayobi again regarding her husband's shooting. Based on the ongoing investigation and "incriminating" statements, she was arrested for the crime, Pettit said.
"Her statements just didn't add (up) and did not match the evidence," he said.